Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:33:07 -0500 From: William Pitcock <nenolod@...eferenced.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [PATCH] resolver: only exit the search path loop there are a positive number of results given Hello, On Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 3:24 PM, Szabolcs Nagy <nsz@...t70.net> wrote: > * William Pitcock <nenolod@...eferenced.org> [2018-03-30 14:44:44 -0500]: >> There is a talk in a few weeks at Kubecon (the Kubernetes conference), >> explicitly titled "Don't Use Alpine If You Care About DNS." The talk >> largely centers around how musl's overly strict behaviour makes Alpine >> a bad choice for "the real world." I would like to turn this into a >> story where we can announce that Alpine 3.8 mitigates this problem >> instead, doing such will be good for both Alpine and the musl >> ecosystem as a whole, as it is defanging a point of possible FUD. > > musl has had a good track record catching bugs in dns > implementations and in dns setups, i don't think this > should be mitigated, it's good to know that cloudflare > has a broken dns server, or that kubernetes had dns > setup bugs, these are real reliability and performance > issues affecting all systems not just musl. We can add a strict option to turn off the mitigation, but Alpine 3.8 will ship with a mitigation regardless. William
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